She Went As Quiet As the Dew

(1931)

"She Went As Quiet As the Dew" is currently published in the Ernst Bacon collection simply titled Songs From Emily Dickinson for Medium/High Voice.

by Emily Dickinson


She went as quiet as the dew\t
From a familiar flower.\t
Not like the dew did she return\t
At the accustomed hour!\t

She dropt as softly as a star
From out my summer’s eve;\t
Less skillful than Leverrier\t
It’s sorer to believe!\t


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